STATOIL ASA 6-K 2012
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
November 19, 2012
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
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This Report on Form 6-K contains a press release issued by Statoil ASA on November 19, 2012, entitled "Statoil’s share saving plan allocates shares".
Statoil’s share saving plan allocates shares
The shares purchased by DNB on behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 15 November 2012 for use in the group's share saving plan have on 19 November 2012 been distributed to the employees in accordance with their savings amount. Following this, the share saving plan has 8,376,453 shares.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.